Publications

An updated list of publications is available on Prof. McMorran’s Google Scholar page: link

Refereed Journal Articles

R. Harvey, V. Grillo, B. J. McMorran, “Stern-Gerlach-like approach to electron orbital angular momentum measurement,” Phys. Rev. A 95, 21801 (2017)

J. McMorran, T. R. Harvey, M. P. J. Lavery, “Efficient sorting of free electron orbital angular momentum,” New Journal of Physics 19, 23053 (2017)

J. Chess, S. A. Montoya, E. E. Fullerton, B. J. McMorran, “Determination of domain wall chirality using in situ Lorentz transmission electron microscopy,” AIP Advances 7, 56807 (2017)

A. Montoya, S. Couture, J. J. Chess, J. C. T. Lee, N. Kent, D. Henze, S. K. Sinha, M.-Y. Im, S. D. Kevan, P. Fischer, B. J. McMorran, V. Lomakin, S. Roy, and E. E. Fullerton, “Tailoring magnetic energies to form dipole skyrmions and skyrmion lattices,” Physical Review B 95, 024415 (2017)

Invited article: B. J. McMorran, Amit Agrawal, Peter A. Ercius, Vincenzo Grillo, Andrew A. Herzing, Tyler R. Harvey, Martin Linck, Jordan S. Pierce, “Origins and Demonstrations of Electrons with Orbital Angular Momentum”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A special issue: ‘Optical angular momentum’ 375, 20150434 (2017)

Invited article: B. J. McMorran, “Structured Electron Matter Waves” in Roadmap on structured light”, a special issue of Journal of Optics 19, 13001 (2017)

C. T. Lee, J. J. Chess, S. A. Montoya, X. Shi, N. Tamura, S. K. Mishra, P. Fischer, B. J. McMorran, S. K. Sinha, E. E. Fullerton, S. D. Kevan, S. Roy, “Synthesizing skyrmion bound pairs in Fe-Gd thin films,” Applied Physics Letters 109, 022402 (2016)

Ophus, J. Ciston, J. Pierce, T. R. Harvey, J. Chess, B. J. McMorran, C. Czarnik, H. H. Rose, and P. Ercius, “Efficient linear phase contrast in scanning transmission electron microscopy with matched illumination and detector interferometry,” Nature Communications 7, 10719 (2016)

R. Harvey, J. S. Pierce, Amit K. Agrawal, P. Ercius, M. Linck, B. J. McMorran, “Efficient diffractive phase optics for electrons”, New Journal of Physics 16, 093039 (2014)

M. Gallatin, B. McMorran, “Propagation of vortex electron wave functions in a magnetic field”, Phys. Rev. A 86, 012701 (2012)

Klose, T. S. Khaire, Y. Wang, W. P. Pratt, N. O. Birge, B. J. McMorran, T. P. Ginley, J. A. Borchers, B. J. Kirby, B. B. Maranville, and J. Unguris, “Optimization of Spin-Triplet Supercurrent in Ferromagnetic Josephson Junctions”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 127002 (2012)

J.-Y. Chauleau, B. J. McMorran, R. Belkhou, N. Bergeard, T. O. Mentes, M. Á. Niño, A. Locatelli, J. Unguris, S. Rohart, J. Miltat, and A. Thiaville, “Magnetization textures in NiPd nanostructures”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 094416 (2011)

Agrawal, C. Susut, G. Stafford, U. Bertocci, B. McMorran, H. J. Lezec, and A. A. Talin, “An Integrated Electrochromic Nanoplasmonic Optical Switch”, Nano Lett. 11, 2774 (2011)

B.J. McMorran, A. Agrawal, I.M. Anderson, A.A. Herzing, H.J. Lezec, J.J. McClelland, J. Unguris, “Electron Vortex Beams with High Quanta of Orbital Angular Momentum”, Science 331, 192 (2011)

J.E. Davies, P. Morrow, C.L. Dennis, J.W. Lau, B. McMorran, A. Cochran, J. Unguris, R.K. Dumas, P. Greene, Kai Liu, “Reversal of patterned Co/Pd multilayers with graded magnetic anisotropy”, J. App. Phys. 109, 07B909 (2011)

B.J. McMorran, A.C. Cochran, R.K. Dumas, K. Liu, P. Morrow, D.T. Pierce, J. Unguris, “Measuring the effects of low energy ion milling on the magnetization of Co/Pd multilayers using SEMPA”, J. App. Phys. 107, 09D305 (2010)

McMorran, A.D. Cronin, “An Electron Talbot Interferometer”, New Journal of Physics 11, 033021 (2009)

McMorran, A.D. Cronin, “A model for partial coherence and wavefront curvature in grating interferometers”, Phys. Rev. A 78, 013601 (2008)

A.D. Cronin, B. McMorran, “Electron interferometry with nanogratings”, Phys. Rev. A 74, 061602(R) (2006)

McMorran, J.D. Perreault, T.A. Savas, A. Cronin, “Diffraction of 0.5 keV electrons from free-standing transmission gratings”, Ultramicroscopy 106, 356 (2006)

Published Refereed Conference Papers

S. Yasin, T. R. Harvey, J. J. Chess, J. S. Pierce, B. J. McMorran, “Development of STEM-Holography,” Microsc. Microanal. 22, 506 (2016)

Chess, S. Montoya, J. Lee, S. Roy, S. Kevan, E. Fullerton, B. McMorran, “Observation of Skyrmions at Room-temperature in Amorphous Fe/Gd Films,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 1649 (2015)

Grillo, E. Karimi, R. Balboni, G. C. Gazzadi, F. Venturi, S. Frabboni, J. S. Pierce, B. J. McMorran, R. W. Boyd, “Electron holograms encoding amplitude and phase for the generation of arbitrary wavefunctions,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 503 (2015).

Grillo, E. Rotunno, B. McMorran, S. Frabboni, “Propagation of Bessel Beams along Atomic Columns in Crystal: a Bloch Wave and Multi-slice Analysis,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 1889 (2015)

R. Harvey, V. Grillo, B. J. McMorran, “An Orbital Angular Momentum Spectrometer for Electrons,” Microsc. Microanal. 21, 23 (2015)

Ercius, T. Harvey, J. Pierce, J. Chess, M. Linck, and B. McMorran, “Atomic-resolution Imaging Using Cs-corrected Vortex Beams”, Microsc. Microanal. 20, 84 (2014)

R. Harvey, J. Chess, J. S. Pierce, P. Ercius, B. J. McMorran, “Characterization of Electron Orbital Angular Momentum Transfer to Nanoparticle Plasmon Modes”, Microsc. Microanal. 20, 68 (2014)

Shook, B. J. McMorran, “Propagation of Free Electrons Carrying Orbital Angular Momentum Through Magnetic Lenses”, Microsc. Microanal. 20, 292 (2014)

S. Pierce, C. Wright, T. R. Harvey, B. J. McMorran, “Creation of High Resolution Electron Diffraction Gratings using FIB and E-Beam Techniques”, EIPBN Proceedings, pp. P08–06, (2014)

R. Harvey, J. S. Pierce, T. S. Yahn, P. A. Ercius, B. J. McMorran, “Electron Orbital Angular Momentum Transfer to Nanoparticle Plasmon Modes”, Microsc. Microanal. 19, 1186 (2013)

S. Pierce, T. R. Harvey, T. S. Yahn, B. J. McMorran, “High Efficiency Electron Diffractive Optics”, Microsc. Microanal. 19, 1188 (2013)

Yahn, J. S. Pierce, T. R. Harvey, B. J. McMorran, “Addition, Subtraction, and Analysis of Orbital Angular Momentum in Electron Vortex Beams”, Microsc. Microanal. 19, 1166 (2013)

McMorran, A. Agrawal, I. Anderson, A. Herzing, H. Lezec, J. McClelland, J. Unguris, “Electron Beams Carrying Quantized Orbital Angular Momentum”, in Laser Science, OSA p. LWL1 (2011)

McMorran, D. Pierce, J. Unguris, “Depth Profiling Magnetic Structure Using Scanning Electron Microscopy with Polarization Analysis (SEMPA)”, Microsc. Microanal. 16, suppl. 2, 1862 (2010)

McMorran, D. Wanegar, A. Cronin, “Low Energy Electron Holography of Charged Tip”, Microsc. Microanal. 14, (Suppl. 2) 350 (2008)

McMorran, A. Cronin, “Very Low Energy TEM Diffraction of Nanostructures”, Microsc. Microanal. 14, (Suppl. 2) 824 (2008)

McMorran, A. Cronin, “Measurement of Electron Beam Coherence Using a Lau Interferometer”, Microsc. Microanal. 14, (Suppl. 2) 828 (2008)

McMorran, A. Cronin, “Electron diffraction and interferometry with nano-gratings”, Microsc. Microanal. 13, (Suppl. 2) 1222 (2007)